I’m a member in a few private groups on Facebook, and they are wonderful for me. My cancer ones are great because I can write things that no one I know will ever see. I am lucky to be part of a self care sharing group in which I know some of the members but… Continue reading Amazing advice
There’s this series of kid’s cartoon movies (there might be a TV series, too) about a panda, a Kung Fu Panda, if you will. The main character is voiced by Jack Black, and there are several other big names attached to the trilogy. They’re pretty adorable and watchable as far as kids movies go,… Continue reading Kung fu
A while ago I wrote a post about how Husband genuinely thinks that the songs he hears on the radio can be a sign from God or the Universe that things are going to be ok. I talked a little about how I envy that in him; being able to find that comfort in… Continue reading Do you see signs?
When I was working towards my master’s degree in England, I had some pretty interesting people as my professor advisors. One was a tiny, old priest who I instantly trusted and adored. When I was working with him he recommended a certain book, which I discovered in my search in the library was considered a… Continue reading Death of a hero
When I went away to college, I started exploring religion the way some people explore drugs. I wanted to try it all, wanted to have my psychedelic experience and really live. I remember when I was home on a break and my mother asked me which time I was going to church on Sunday. I… Continue reading Losing my religion
One of my earlier posts, entitled Like isn’t blind, was all about the like within our loves. Just yesterday I was searching for a particular quote about friendship when this one popped up. As a philosopher, Nietzsche caught my attention right away. I was surprised by the tenderness under the surface of this idea. It… Continue reading Friendship
The first time I remember thinking that life and movies really are connected is when I saw a tired old plot device happen to me. It was some time right after college, when I ran into someone I had a crush on while I was a student. We chatted and I bravely told him that… Continue reading The movie of my life